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[unknown]Dark Was the Night – Cold Was the Ground / It's Nobody's Fault but Mine - Blind Willie Johnson

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[image]The Rough Guide to Blues Legends: Blind Willie Johnson - Blind Willie Johnson

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[image]The Complete Blind Willie Johnson - Blind Willie Johnson

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[audio]Blind Willie Johnson-If I Had My Way I'd Tear The Building Down - Blind Willie Johnson
Recorded on December 3, 1927 in Dallas, Texas. This was Johnson's first recording session. This tune is the story of Samson and Delilah. It is the flip side to "Mother's Children Have A Hard Time." Rev. Gary Davis popularized this tune in the early sixties during the Great Folk Scare.
Keywords: Music; Acoustic; Blues; Gospel; Acoustic Country Blues; Christian; 78rpm
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[audio]Dark Was the Night, Cold Was the Ground - Blind Willie Johnson - Blind Willie Johnson
"Dark Was the Night, Cold Was the Ground"[note 1] is a gospel-blues song written and performed by Blind Willie Johnson and recorded probably in 1927. The song is primarily an instrumental featuring Johnson's self-taught bottleneck slide guitar and picking style accompanied by his vocalizations of humming and moaning. It has the distinction of being one of 27 samples of music included on the Voyager Golden Record, launched into space in 1977 to represent the diversity of life on Earth...
Keywords: blind willie johnson; blues; old blues; delta; slide
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[audio]Blind Willie Johnson-Mother's Children Have A Hard Time - Blind Willie Johnson
Recorded on December 3, 1927 in Dallas, Texas. The title of this tune was a garbled translation of someone trying to decipher Johnson's singing, the title should have been "Motherless Children Have A Hard Time." Indeed, it is reputed that Johnson was blinded as a child by his stepmother in a fit of anger after she was discovered in bed with another man by Johnson's father, who then beat her.
Keywords: Music; Acoustic; Blues; Gospel; Acoustic Country Blues; Christian; 78rpm
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[audio]Praise God I'm Satisfied - Blind Willie Johnson
MP3 of "Praise God I'm Satisfied" by Blind Willie Johnson
Keywords: Blues
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